Ian Michael Stewart

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Ian Stewart
AllegianceUnited Kingdom
Service/branchRoyal Air Force
Years of service1969–2003
RankAir Vice Marshal
Commands heldAir Secretary
Harrier Field Force
RAF Gutersloh
AwardsCompanion of the Order of the Bath
Air Force Cross

Air Vice Marshal Ian Michael Stewart, CB AFC is a former senior commander in the Royal Air Force who served as Air Secretary from 1998 until his retirement in 2003.

RAF career[edit]

Stewart joined the Royal Air Force as a pilot in 1969. He flew Harriers, commanded 1(F) Squadron and went on to be Station Commander at RAF Gutersloh and to command the Harrier Field Force in Germany.[1] He became Air Secretary in 1998 before retiring in 2003.[2] He was a member of the Armed Forces Pay Review Body from 2005 to 2011. In retirement he worked for the Defence Vetting Agency in the Gloucestershire / Herefordshire area and has been Chairman of Marsden Weighing Machine Group since 2007.[1] Since 2017 he has also served as the Personnel Director on the Gloucestershire Warwickshire Railway.[3]


  1. ^ a b "Office of Manpower Economics". Archived from the original on 7 August 2011. Retrieved 3 April 2011.
  2. ^ Senior Royal Air Force Appointments
  3. ^ "The Management Team". GWSR Railway. Retrieved 24 January 2019.
Military offices
Preceded by
Air Secretary
Succeeded by
Graham Miller